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Jonathan Celestin
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Speaker Bio
Johnathan Celestin is a co-founder of myBalbo and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. He is responsible for providing strategic, financial and operational leadership and management for the company. Prior to founding myBalbo, Mr. Celestin worked as an Analyst in assisting in the development of President Obama’s 2014 Budget proposal by monitoring the appropriations of the Affordable Care Act within twelve operating divisions including: Medicare, NIH, FDA, SAMHSA and the CDC. Following this position, Mr. Celestin worked within the Department of Navy’s Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System Division, in which he organized and managed various teams, liaising with both domestic and foreign stakeholders to achieve coalescence across contrasting communities and diverse cultures. Following his tenure with the government, Mr. Celestin founded a boutique talent agency and artist management house that specialized in community-focused artists and artistic works that highlight and uplift underrepresented communities. He developed and orchestrated community initiatives, workshops and performances throughout Europe, the US and Mexico. John is a graduate of Columbia University with a bachelor's degree in Political Science (International Affairs).
In addition to Mr. Celestin’s experience, he has orchestrated free concerts around the nation to help build awareness around HIV/AIDs, LGBTQ rights and financial literacy within underserved Black and Brown communities. When he is not working, he’s an avid reader, world traveler and gamer (fps).
Jonathan Celestin